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Engineering Technology

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Composites Training

Train for engineering technician jobs specializing in composites manufacturing. Classes introduce students to materials science, composite materials, and engineering design. Gain experience in hands-on state of the art labs. Job titles of our graduates include: test technician, materials technician, composites technician, MDR technician, quality assurance and more. Students who complete the 15 credit composites Certificate of Completion are eligible to apply for Boeing's Blue Streak Mechanic, Composite Manufacturing Technician or Tooling Inspector Apprenticeship programs. Learn more at: Boeing IAM Apprenticeships.

Tour our Labs – please email or call for an appointment. Find us at 6606 196th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036. For more information, email us at etec@edmonds.edu or call 425.640.1980.

What our graduates say:

"Studying materials science gave me both confidence and clarity in dissecting the way by which products both simple and complex are designed, manufactured, and repaired. Viewing my surroundings through this lens of knowledge has garnered me the skills and reputation required to land a profitable and engaging career. The Edmonds program provides you with an opportunity to work with incredible tools that are generally only available in industry environments. For the aspiring student, this program will lay out the resources, advice, and path forward for your success in the advancing STEM marketplace."

Yonas B., Alumnus, Materials Science Technology AAS-T degree, now working as an MP&P Technical Analyst.

A broad spectrum of individuals find their place at Edmonds College

Begin with the two-year Manufacturing and Materials Technology Associate of Technical Arts.

It provides the knowledge and understanding of composite manufacturing procedures and processes and competitive skills for entry-level jobs in several manufacturing industries. It also provides a strong foundation to continue with the AAS-T degree in Materials Science.

Consider the Associate in Applied Science-T  degree in Materials Science.

By taking the technical courses required for a job in the field with the option to pursue a bachelor's degree, a student can both prepare themselves to go to work and transfer to a bachelor of science degree at specific schools. Those who already hold a bachelors degree but wish to learn the field of composites may also find that this program will meet their needs.  This degree will prepare you for the new Bachelor of Applied Science in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Technology (AMMET)  degree that will begin Fall of 2022 (postponed one year), but it has been fully approved.)

What You Will Learn

Students with a WindmillClasses introduce students to materials science and focus on composite materials, engineering design, and manufacturing of structures. Many courses include a strong lab component to provide hands-on experience with manufacturing and testing equipment used in the industry.

In the past, students have built race cars, boats, submarines, prosthetics, snowboards, and several windmills. Study also includes basic courses in communication, mathematics, and science.